01 June 2020

Covid-19: A chance to put social impact on the corporate agenda once and for all?

Posted by Karoline Heitmann

The coronavirus pandemic has been yet another reminder that companies can and must play a more prominent role in addressing societal challenges – and the pressure to act accordingly is as high as ever. Thought leaders like Mark Kramer have highlighted that the response to this crisis is “a defining moment [for companies] that will be remembered for decades”. Accordingly, stakeholders from the public, private and social sector closely monitor whether companies finally live up to a purpose that places society first and support the fight against Covid-19.